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View and edit local resources

Discover how to search for and edit existing local resources in WorldShare Acquisitions.

You can search for and edit existing local resources.    

Search for existing local resources

  1. Navigate to Local Resources > Local Resources.
  2. Click Search to view all orders
    From the drop-down list, select an index and enter the search term(s). Click Search.
    • Results are sorted alphabetically by name.
    • To change the sort order, click any column heading.
    • Filter local resources by using the filters at the top of the page.
  3. Click the Local Resource Name to view or edit the local resource.

Edit existing local resources

You can edit local resources by editing the fields below.

Field Description
Local Resource Name Give a meaningful and unique name to avoid confusion with other local resources. Follow local practice.
 Note: The local resource name must not exceed 100 characters.
Description Enter a brief description for the local resource (e.g., Annual ALA membership fees).
Default Acquisition Type
Acquisition type Description
One-Time (default) A local resource that is received in a single transaction.
Subscription A local resource that is received on a continual basis.

 Note: This will determine the default Acquisitions Type of the local resource when ordered.
Status Description
Active (default) The local resource is active and you can add it to an order or purchase request.
Inactive The local resource is inactive and you cannot add it to an order or purchase request.

An inactive local resource will display in a search only if no other local resources match your query. If selected, its status will change to Active.

 Note: Only active local resources can be ordered.